Gypsum Lake West (Merritt)

FishingHikingNature StudyBoat Launch

  • Rec Site #:REC1734
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:3
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:Boat Launch
  • Site Description: This recreation site is a popular, sunny location for fishermen, hunters and campers. The camping spots are not that large but they can accomodate smaller trailers, truck campers and tents. A rough boat launch is located at the site. This is also the trail head for the Gypsum Mountain Hiking Trail (non motorized), a 2 km (one way) trail to the top of Gypsum Mountain with a nice view north to Logan Lake.

  • Driving Directions: Located southeast of Chataway Lake, access is via Hwy 8 west from Merritt. Turn right on Aberdeen Rd. Continue 13.5 km until the road becomes the Skuhun-Pimainus Forest Service Road. At 18.7 km turn right. Zero your odometer and then at 6.2 keep right at the junction, at 6.6 km turn right and continue on about 4. 5 kms until you see the lake on the right hand side and turn right into the site.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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